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    Queer Collection: Prose & Poetry 2008 -  -  Call for Submissions Deadline: December 31, 2007. Pays $50 upon publication. Looking for creative original prose
    Message 1 of 1 , Dec 6 6:26 AM
      Queer Collection: Prose & Poetry 2008 -  -  Call for Submissions

      Deadline: December 31, 2007. Pays $50 upon publication. Looking for
      creative original prose and poetry by and for a gay, lesbian, bi,
      transgender, and queer (GLBTQ) audience.  Fiction, nonfiction, and poetry
      will be considered. No erotica. http://www.queercollection.com

      Submission Guidelines
       
      What we're looking for:  Creative original prose and poetry by and for a gay,
      lesbian, bi, transgender, and queer audience.  Fiction, nonfiction, and
      poetry will be considered.  Some previously published material will be considered
      including stories, articles, and book excerpts.  Author must hold reprint
      rights to previously published material.
       
      What we're not looking for:  Pornography or graphic erotica.
       
      Submission Deadline:  December 31, 2007
       
      Prose Word Count:  up to 3000 words
      Poetry Word Count:  up to 40 lines
       
      Authors may submit up to 2 pieces of prose and/or 5 poems for consideration.
       
      Selection Process:  Each submission will be reviewed and considered based on
      creativity, originality, concept, and style.  Reading will be continuous and
      submissions will be considered as they arrive.  Not all works will be
      accepted.  There is NO Entry Fee or Reading Fee.
       
      MANUSCRIPTS WILL NOT BE RETURNED.
       
      Selected Submissions:  Authors will be notified if their submission is
      selected for publication.  At that time, a contract will be issued along with
      further instructions for providing an electronic copy of your work and biography for
      publication.
       
      Publication Date:  The Queer Collection: Prose and Poetry 2008 will have a
      publication date of June 2008.
       
      Rights:  Authors retain all rights to their work.
       
      Contract:  A contract will be issued upon acceptance of an authors work. 
      Books may be ordered at that time, but it is NOT required that authors purchase
      books.
       
      Payment:  Authors whose submissions are selected for publication in The Queer
      Collection: Prose and Poetry 2008 will receive $50 (USD) as payment for each
      piece published.
       
      Author Purchased Books Pre-Publication:  Authors are not required to purchase
      books, but may purchase books below cover price.  These books may be resold
      at any price the author wishes with the author retaining all profits from those
      personal sales.  Additional ordering instructions will arrive with the author
      contract. Books ordered before March 31, 2008 receive the following
      pre-publication discounts: $8 each
       
      Author Purchased Books Post-Publication:  Authors are not required to
      purchase books, but may purchase books below cover price after publication as long as
      supplies last.  These books may be resold at any price the author wishes with
      the author retaining all profits from those personal sales.  Books ordered
      after April 1, 2008, receive the following post-publication discount: $10 each
       
      Pre- and Post-Publication prices include shipping charges.
       
      Submission Guidelines:
       
      HARD COPIES ON WHITE PAPER ONLY (NO EMAIL SUBMISSIONS).
       
      Cover Page:
       
      TITLE
      BYLINE
      WORD COUNT
      FULL NAME
      ADDRESS
      PHONE
      EMAIL ADDRESS
       
      NOTE IF SUBMISSION IS PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED AND INCLUDING DATE AND SOURCE.
       
      Body Format:
       
      Header with Last Name, Title, Page Number
      1" margins
      Double Spaced
      12 point Times New Roman or Currier New font
       
      Include your bio (up to 150 words) as the last page of your submission.
       
      Include a Self-Addressed-Stamped Envelope (SASE).
       
      Mail Submissions to:
       
      Gregory A. Kompes, editor
      The Queer Collection
      Fabulist Flash Publishing
      PO Box 570368
      Las Vegas, NV 89157


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